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Turning log into bowl with pith in the middle

06-19-2020 08:25 PM by Rink

Normally, I would take a log and bandsaw it into halves, cutting out the pith...

16 07-02-2020 06:38 PM
View tntobel's profile

Method for sharpening parting tool besides grinder?

06-30-2020 03:11 AM by tntobel

Hello all, Happy (almost) 4th of July! I use only carbide tools when turni...

6 06-30-2020 08:49 PM
View telrite's profile

Tigerwood and Wenge

06-27-2020 07:56 PM by telrite

The tag said Tigerwood. Nice wood to turn whatever it is. The dark wood is W...

5 06-28-2020 03:24 PM
View ColinS's profile

Wen turning tools

06-21-2020 02:08 AM by ColinS

Is there a carbide tip that is compatible with Wen Woodturning chisels. Wen t...

4 06-27-2020 04:27 PM
View WoodGrain's profile

Harvey Woodworking T-40 Midi lathe

06-21-2020 02:10 AM by WoodGrain

Anyone have an opinion on the Harvey T-40? I was leaning towards it but now I...

8 06-25-2020 03:16 PM
View Axis39's profile

Yeah, Lathe for Father's Day... And, so it begins.

06-22-2020 07:09 PM by Axis39

The wife and kids all chipped in and bought me a Jet 1015VS for Father’...

10 06-23-2020 08:58 PM
View vhs27's profile

Rockwell Beaver 3400 lathe, drill chuck

03-20-2017 05:00 PM by vhs27

I recently bought a Rockwell 3400 lathe and trying to find out if I can get a...

20 06-22-2020 02:14 AM
View BB1's profile

Carbide turning tool recommendations

03-12-2019 01:35 AM by BB1

I am looking into buying some carbide tip turning tools for my husband. I fou...

17 06-20-2020 12:33 AM
View SolNENC's profile

What is the best resin for bowls with wood and resin mixed.

06-02-2020 08:39 PM by SolNENC

I like to use wood off of the forest floor for character but have mixed feeli...

5 06-18-2020 02:28 AM
View kpilkington's profile

Advice Request

06-17-2020 03:25 PM by kpilkington

Hello, I wanted to ask if there is possibly anything that can be done (as ...

3 06-17-2020 05:54 PM
View Karda's profile

dent in tool rest

06-16-2020 03:13 AM by Karda

Hi, I was turning a full crotch that was out of balance, at one point the too...

6 06-16-2020 07:30 PM
View OgrePSU's profile

Face Shield

06-12-2020 03:52 AM by OgrePSU

So I have a MIDI lathe coming in next week. I am new to turning and am looki...

17 06-14-2020 01:22 AM
View Kelly's profile

Swap Jet Headstock to Better Variable Speed Head?

06-11-2020 08:16 PM by Kelly

I was given a Jet 1442, RIGHT AFTER I’d bought a nice Nova. I sold t...

5 06-13-2020 01:01 AM
View derosa's profile

Who sells a tool rest base/banjo online?

01-06-2013 01:46 AM by derosa

Late last night I had my parting tool catch on the spur and my only tool rest...

16 06-12-2020 05:51 PM
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Speed change not working in Mastercraft wood lathe (HF/Jet clone)

05-27-2020 11:50 PM by CharlieBrady

I recently bought a rusty old Mastercraft lathe. It’s essentially the s...

25 06-11-2020 03:26 AM
View DaveB48's profile

Question About Tool Design

06-04-2020 10:55 PM by DaveB48

I am making a turning tool with a round carbide cutter screwed to the end of ...

7 06-05-2020 08:16 PM
View Bonose's profile

Chess set first big project

05-26-2020 02:51 AM by Bonose

Well I really bit off a big one for my first big turning project. I’ve done ...

5 06-05-2020 02:49 AM
View WillBH's profile

WTB need a banjo for a craftsman lathe.

06-02-2020 08:37 PM by WillBH

I have an old Craftsman Lathe model # 149.23860 need a new banjo (tool rest h...

2 06-03-2020 01:14 PM
View Bonose's profile

Hf 12x33 lathe tailstock chuck

05-26-2020 12:52 AM by Bonose

I’ve been turning with the HF 12×33 34706 lathe on small projects for a ...

11 05-29-2020 03:42 AM
View William_D's profile

New lathe and new turning — what should I get?

05-25-2020 04:29 AM by William_D

So I was able to grab a PM 3520C like new for $2800. I didn’t want to do it ...

9 05-27-2020 06:34 PM

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